Disabled twins, Orlanda and Marissa Tasker, were born with Cerebral Palsy, which is a neurological condition that affects movement and co-ordination.

The girls from Brighton have used powered wheelchairs since the age of three, and are now vibrant and outgoing teenagers, which has meant their desire for greater independence has grown even stronger.

Sharon Tasker, the girls' mother explains that fate played an unusual hand in gaining the girls their extra independence, as they unexpectedly saw their first Balder F290 from Etac when they attended an X-Factor tour concert in Brighton.

Read their story of how attending the X-Factor changed the girls lives, enabled them to pursue catering qualifications and access more areas of their mainstream school..... See more